‘Identity in Conflict’ – ASMCF/SSFH PG Study Day

The first panel of postgraduate papers of the 2018 Postgraduate Study Day comprised three papers examining approaches to identity by literary figures across three centuries. Presented in chronological order, the first paper was given by Jessica Kasje (Yale) who re-examined George Sand’s relationship to women’s rights movements. Drawing in particular on Sand’s letter ‘Aux Membres … Continue reading ‘Identity in Conflict’ – ASMCF/SSFH PG Study Day

“L.O.V.E, and Other Disaffections” – Conference Report

On the 4th November 2017, Benjamin Dalton and Dr Adina Stroia hosted the London French Postgraduate Conference “L.O.V.E, and Other Disaffections” at the Senate House Library, with help from the generous funding made available by the ASMFC. The aim of the conference was to bring together graduate students from a wide range of international institutions … Continue reading “L.O.V.E, and Other Disaffections” – Conference Report

Researching in the BiFi – The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Prize

My thesis examines a group of contemporary French films which I locate as the continuation or evolution of the well-studied New French Extremity trend of the 1990s and 2000s. The New French Extremity has been criticised as an arbitrary grouping, but the body of work written on it proves that it was, and continues to … Continue reading Researching in the BiFi – The Peter Morris Memorial Travel Prize

ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Study Day 2018: Conflict – Programme and Registration

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/asmcf-ssfh-postgraduate-study-day-2018-conflict-tickets-42167848169 3rd March 2018, IMLR, Senate House, London   9.30-10.00: Registration 10.00: Welcome Prof. Chris Tinker, ASMCF President 10.15: Professional Development Session I: After the PhD Dr Clare Siviter (Bristol), Dr Charlotte Faucher (Manchester) 11.00: Keynote Address: 'La France qui tombe? The origins of a language of crisis in contemporary France' Dr Emile Chabal (Edinburgh) … Continue reading ASMCF-SSFH Postgraduate Study Day 2018: Conflict – Programme and Registration

IMPACT FOR RESEARCHERS: THEMES AND WORKS STUDIED BY PUPILS AGED 16-18 IN THE UK

This post explains some of the broad themes and suggested texts and films studied in schools across the country. For more ideas on disseminating your research in secondary education, see the three-part series on working with schools. The ASMCF offers financial support for liaison and outreach activities. Details of the scheme are available here. If … Continue reading IMPACT FOR RESEARCHERS: THEMES AND WORKS STUDIED BY PUPILS AGED 16-18 IN THE UK

CfP: ASMCF Annual Conference, New Forms of Expression in the French and Francophone Worlds

Lancaster University, Thursday 13 - Friday 14 September 2018 We invite proposals for papers that critically examine the innovation and experimentation that characterise new and emerging forms of expression in the French and Francophone worlds. The relationship between reading and writing is constantly changing, genres are merging and new genres are emerging, literary forms and … Continue reading CfP: ASMCF Annual Conference, New Forms of Expression in the French and Francophone Worlds

Eighth Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture in French History

The Society for the Study of French History and The Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France and Institut Français, Royaume-Uni Present: The Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture, Monday 8th January 2018. How the French and British Learned to Vote Professor Malcolm Crook (Keele University) Venue: La Médiathèque, Institut Français, 17 Queensberry Place, South … Continue reading Eighth Douglas Johnson Memorial Lecture in French History